2010 Programme: Festival weekend overview

The Festival weekend includes more than 70 debates which are listed below ordered by time slot and room. To see Saturday or Sunday sessions only, select the day you want from the menu on the left or select sessions by Theme.

Or view and print out the Timetable as a two-page PDF.

Saturday 30 October: 10.30am-12.00pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for Medical Ethics Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Café Controversies Café
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Provocation Zone Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 12.15pm-1.15pm
Lunchtime Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for Medical Ethics Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
Lunchtime Debates Lecture Theatre 2
Lunchtime Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Lunchtime Debates Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 1.30pm-3.00pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for Medical Ethics Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Café Controversies Café
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Provocation Zone Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 3.30pm-5.00pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for Medical Ethics Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Provocation Zone Student Union
Saturday 30 October: 5.15pm-6.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle for Social Policy Courtyard Gallery
Thought for the day Lecture Theatre 2
Thought for the day Café
Thought for the day Henry Moore Gallery
Thought for the day Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 9.45am-10.30am
Breakfast Banter Lecture Theatre 1
Breakfast Banter Lecture Theatre 2
Sunday 31 October: 10.45am-12.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Café Controversies Café
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Provocation Zone Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 12.30pm-1.30pm
Head to Head Debates Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery
Lunchtime Debates Lecture Theatre 2
Lunchtime Debates Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 1.45pm-3.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Café Controversies Café
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Provocation Zone Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 3.45pm-5.15pm
Keynote Controversies Upper Gulbenkian Gallery
Battle over Scientific Evidence Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery
In Conversation Salons Lecture Theatre 2
Frame Debates Henry Moore Gallery
Sunday 31 October: 5.30pm-6.30pm
Thought for the day Lecture Theatre 1
Battle for the Past Courtyard Gallery
Thought for the day Lecture Theatre 2
Thought for the day Henry Moore Gallery
Thought for the day Student Union
Sunday 31 October: 6.30pm-7.30pm
What next for...? Upper Gulbenkian Gallery

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A Brave New World

"The Battle of Ideas is where we can step out boldly where the angels – or should that be demons – of conventionality fear to tread."
Nicky Charlish, participant, 2009